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Samsung makes it easy for anyone to upcycle their old phones

19 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Not completely unlike recycling, Samsung's Galaxy Upcycling at Home program allows you to turn select old phones into useful IoT devices with an app, existing sensors, and a little AI magic.
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Samsung starts official smartphone upcycling program

Samsung starts official smartphone upcycling program

19 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Samsung's upcycling program can turn an old smartphone into an audio baby monitor. [credit:
Samsung ]
Samsung on Wednesday kicked off something genuinely innovative in the smartphone market: an official consumer upcycling program. Samsung's " Galaxy Upcycling at Home " initiative was announced at CES 2021, and today it enters a "beta" release. The program allows users to transform old phones into smart home devices that work through Samsung's SmartThings app, which has two new modes: a sound sensor and a light sensor.
Samsung says the sound sensor mode will "accurately distinguish sounds...
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